Keeping track of migration and urbanisation is challenging, but it's vital for population health that migration and urbanisation is well understood and planned for.
Health responses need to take on board the fact that the number of women and girls migrating across borders as well as within countries is growing.
It's difficult to keep track of the medical records of patients on the move and some may be lost to follow-up, presenting further public health challenges and population-wide risks.
The recent ruling to decriminalize same sex behaviour in Botswana may have a positive impact on the rest of southern Africa.
Poverty, traumatic experiences, and gender inequalities, directly increased HIV-risk behaviours such as having unprotected sex and having multiple sexual partners.
The study confirms that dolutegravir is an effective and well-tolerated ARV.
A clandestine system of transfer payment, with roots in apartheid-era boycotts, has developed into routine behaviour on which many family budgets now depend.
South Africa's universities are detached from society because of a waning public and civic sector that once fueled the anti-apartheid struggle. Here's what can be done.
Successes by the army and police on the Cape Flats will depend entirely on levels of cooperation established on an ad hoc basis.
When it comes to flu, information can range from confusion about what it actually is, to speculation about how it's transmitted.
The dilemma for Zuma and his legal team is this: by putting him on the witness stand, there is a risk that he would be found wanting, especially in terms of the detail of any matter.
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
In South Africa, it is possible to be employed and still poor.
The governments needs to adjust its agenda to take on board concerns voiced by citizens about the impact of technological changes.
Adolescent girls experience a number of vulnerabilities which incease their risk of engaging in risky sexual behaviours.
Research on crocodile attacks can provide insights into when and where they attack, and who they attack.
Now that South Africa no longer ascribes to a nuclear energy future, it is legitimate to consider what to do with its nuclear research facility.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
The fervour over plastic waste is not as informed as it ought to be. It is time to focus on more significant dangers to the environment.